Campus Tours – The University of Central Oklahoma

Campus Tours – The University of Central Oklahoma

October 15, 2019 2 By Stanley Isaacs


>>HI THERE, I’M SAM.>>AND — I’M CASEY.>>WE’RE STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL
OKLAHOMA.>>I’M AN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE MAJOR.>>MY MAJOR IS FASHING MARKETING.>>BOTH OF US LOVE IT HERE AT CENTRAL, AND
BET YOU WILL, TOO!>>THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL PLACE WITH GREAT PEOPLE.>>CENTRAL IS NOT TOO BIG, NOT TOO SMALL,
IT’S JUST RIGHT!>>BEFORE WE SHOW YOU AROUND, LET’S SHARE
SOME KEY LANDMARKS.>>HERE’S ONE RIGHT HERE. THIS IS BRONCHO
LAKE.>>YOU REALLY CAN’T MISS IT, IT’S RIGHT
IN THE HEART OF CAMPUS.>>PEOPLE SEE BRONCHO LAKE EVERY DAY WHILE
WALKING FROM ONE END OF CAMPUS TO THE OTHER.>>THIS IS A LANDMARK YOU CAN SEE AND HEAR
ANYWHERE ON CAMPUS, OLD NORTH!>>SHE STANDS ON THE FAR WEST SIDE OF CAMPUS.>>OLD NORTH HAS A LOT OF HISTORY IT’S THE
FIRST BUILDING OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN OKLAHOMA.>>YOU KNOW YOU’RE RUNNING LATE WHEN YOU
HEAR OLD NORTH CHIME AT THE TOP OF EVERY HOUR.>>NOW THAT YOU HAVE SOME LANDMARKS — READY
TO WALK AROUND CAMPUS?>>LET’S GO!>>WE’RE GOING INSIDE THE BUILDING JUST
SOUTH OF BRONCHO LAKE.>>THIS IS THE NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER, ONE
OF THE BUSIEST PLACES ON CAMPUS.>>THE NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER IS NAMED AFTER
FORMER OKLAHOMA GOVERNOR GEORGE NIGH.>>HE WAS ALSO U-C-O’S FORMER PRESIDENT.>>THE NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER HOUSES A MAJORITY
OF THE CAMPUS RESOURCES. RESOURCES TO HELP YOU HAVE A GREAT EXPERIENCE AT CENTRAL.>>THE FIRST FLOOR TAKES CARE OF THE “BUSINESS”
SIDE OF YOUR LIFE AT CENTRAL.>>THE OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS
SERVES INCOMING FRESHMAN AND TRANSFER STUDENTS THIS IS WHERE YOU DROP OFF TRANSCRIPTS, MEET
WITH ADMISSIONS COUNSELORS, GET HELP THROUGHOUT THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS.>>ACADEMIC ADVISING IS JUST ACROSS THE HALL.>>ALL NEW STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO MEET WITH
AN ADVISOR, YOU’RE ENCOURAGED TO CONNECT WITH YOUR ADVISOR EVERY SEMESTER TO MAKE SURE
YOU STAY ON TRACK FOR GRADUATION.>>ON THE FIRST FLOOR YOU’LL ALSO FIND THE
BURSAR’S OFFICE, THE FINANCIAL AID OFFICE, AND OTHER STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICES.>>WE’RE NOW ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE
NIGH…>>THIS FLOOR IS KIND OF LIKE OUR STUDENT
UNION.>>ON THE SOUTH SIDE, THERE ARE OFFICES THAT
ARE ALL PART OF STUDENT LIFE…>>THESE ARE GREAT PLACES TO STOP IN TO LEARN
HOW YOU CAN BE ACTIVE ON CAMPUS OR BE INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY.>>ALSO LOCATED ON THE SECOND FLOOR THE LARGE
BOOKSTORE, MIDFIRST BANK … AND AW, YES, PLACES TO EAT!>>THERE’S LEGENDS, WHERE YOU CAN SIT DOWN
AND DINE — OR GRAB SOMETHING TO GO AT THE FOOD COURT, OUTAKES, OR STARBUCK’S.>>THE THIRD AND FOURTH FLOORS OF THE NIGH
FEATURE SOME BALLROOMS AND MEETING ROOMS — THE PARKING OFFICE — CAMPUS ACTIVITIES AND OTHER
STUDENT LIFE OFFICES.>>ONCE YOU’RE ON CAMPUS YOU’LL REALLY
FEEL AT HOME.>>THOSE WHO LIVE ON CAMPUS HAVE SEVERAL OPTIONS.>>LET’S GIVE YOU A SNAPSHOT.>>COMING IN FALL 2015 A BRAND NEW RESIDENCE
HALL WILL OPEN, HOUSING MORE THAN 400 BEDS, A CLASSROOM, AND A COMMON KITCHEN AREA WHERE
STUDENTS CAN LEARN TO COOK.>>THIS NEW FACILITY WILL ALSO HAVE A TORNADO
SHELTER.>>IT’LL BE EXCITING TO SEE THAT BUILT!>>RIGHT NOW ON CAMPUS, WE HAVE WEST HALL
A TRADITIONAL STYLE RESIDENCE HALL FOR WOMEN.>>MURDAUGH HALL IS THE RESIDENCE HALL FOR
MEN.>>UNIVERSITY COMMONS OFFERS APARTMENT-STYLE
LIVING.>>AND UNIVERSITY SUITES FEATURES SEVERAL
FLOOR PLANS AND THE BRONCHO SPORTS GRILL WHICH SERVES UP FANTASTIC BURGERS!>>BUDDY’S IS ANOTHER REALLY FUN EATERY
IT’S BY WEST HALL.>>GET JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO EAT
THERE!>>I NEVER LEAVE THERE HUNGRY…>>WELL, YOU CAN WORK OFF ANY OF THOSE EXTRA
CALORIES RIGHT HERE.>>LET’S TAKE YOU INSIDE THE WELLNESS CENTER.>>THIS IS A STATE OF THE ART FITNESS FACILITY
LOCATED ON THE FAR NORTH-END OF CAMPUS.>>THE WELLNESS CENTER PROMOTES A HEALTHY
LIFESTYLE, PROVIDING FITNESS EQUIPMENT AND EXERCISE CLASSES.>>AND GET THIS, IT’S FREE TO EVERYONE ON
CAMPUS!>>HERE’S ANOTHER PLUS, MERCY CLINIC IS
LOCATED IN THE WELLNESS CENTER.>>THE CLINIC DOES WELLNESS EXAMS, TREATS
ILLNESSES AND MORE.>>IT’S OPEN MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, EIGHT
TO FIVE.>>LET’S NOT FORGET — HAMILTON FIELD HOUSE,
WHERE OUR ATHLETIC PROGRAMS ARE HOUSED FROM BASKETBALL TO VOLLEYBALL AND WRESTLING.>>JUST EAST OF HAMILTON ARE OUR TENNIS COURTS
AND SOCCER FIELD.>>AND WANTLAND STADIUM IS HOME TO BRONCHO
FOOTBALL!>>NOW THAT YOU KNOW WHERE TO STAY, EAT, AND
GET FIT. LET’S TALK ACADEMICS.>>PERFECT TIMING WE’RE WALKING UP TO THE
LIBRARY.>>REMEMBER ONE OF OUR LANDMARKS, OLD NORTH?
THE MAX CHAMBERS LIBRARY IS NEAR OLD NORTH.>>GO INSIDE AND YOU’LL FIND PLENTY OF QUIET
SPOTS TO STUDY.>>DURING THE FALL AND SPRING SEMESTERS, THE
LIBRARY IS OPEN UNTIL 2 A-M AND 24-HOURS A DAY DURING FINALS WEEK.>>THE LIBRARY IS ONE OF THE OLDER BUILDINGS
ON CAMPUS.>>YOU’LL ALSO SEE SOME NEWER, MODERN STRUCTURES
FOR INSTANCE, SOME CLASSES ARE HELD IN THE CENTER FOR TRANSFORMATIVE LEARNING WHICH PROMOTES
COLLABORATION AND CREATIVITY.>>SOUTHEAST OF THE NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
IS THE FORENSIC SCIENCE INSTITUTE.>>THE INSTITUTE IS A TOP-NOTCH PROGRAM FOR
FORENSIC SCIENCE EDUCATION AND TRAINING.>>U-C-O OFFERS MORE THAN 100 MAJORS AND IT’S
HOME TO FIVE OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC COLLEGES.>>RIGHT NEXT TO OLD NORTH STANDS THE COLLEGE
OF EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES.>>ON THE WEST END OF CAMPUS IS HOWELL HALL,
WHERE MATH AND SCIENCE CLASSES AND LABS ARE LOCATED.>>JUST DOWN THE HILL IS THE COYNER HEALTH
SCIENCES BUILDING – HOME TO THE NURSING AND FUNERAL SERVICES PROGRAMS.>>WITHIN THE CENTRAL PART OF CAMPUS, YOU’LL
EASILY SPOT THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS, THE MASS COMMUNICATIONS BUILDING, THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL
ARTS, THE MUSIC BUILDING, THE COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN.>>EVERYTHING ON CAMPUS IS PRETTY WELL-MARKED.>>YOU WON’T GET LOST AND IF YOU DO, THERE
ARE FRIENDLY PEOPLE TO ASK FOR HELP.>>THERE’S SO MUCH MORE TO SHARE ABOUT CENTRAL…>>YOU JUST HAVE TO COME ON CAMPUS, EXPLORE
AND EXPERIENCE IT ALL WITH US!>>WE’LL SEE YOU AROUND, SOON! ^M00:05:43:06 [ MUSIC ] ^M00:0:59:28